Backyard Biosecurity

Maybe you are new to running a property, or maybe you’ve had a small property or some livestock for years. This newsletter series will run you through crucial things to know and do to keep your property safe and minimise the risk of pests and diseases.

Each edition focuses on a different topic, with practical tips about how to implement good biosecurity practices on-farm.  It also provides links to different online resources and opportunities for further learning.

Subscribe to Backyard Biosecurity to be emailed all the newsletters in the series weekly or click below on the editions most relevant for you and your property.


  1. Welcome
  2. Biosecurity
  3. Pest animals
  4. Weeds
  5. Poultry
  6. Cattle
  7. Honey bees
  8. Wildlife
  9. Goats
  10. Sheep
  11. Pigs
  12. How to do a farm map
  13. Horses
  14. Alpacas
  15. Marine pests
  16. Fire preparedness
  17. Zoonotic diseases
  18. Farm safety
  19. Animal welfare

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Page last updated: 03 May 2024